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There is no middle ground in submitting our sacred rights to the whims of foreign tyrants.

They are not locked into the whims of those more powerful, because their knowledge and abilities open doors.

The whims of fashionistas have brought us bellbottoms and skinny jeans and everything in between.

A president can do it, indulging his whims through unwritten laws and executive action.

Most Americans have viewed Africa through the lens of LiveAid or Black Hawk Down or the altruistic whims of Madonna.

He knew absolutely nothing about her except the story she told of childish innocence and the whims of a selfish libertine.

And he had borne with patience all her imperious strictures and had obeyed all her crazy and jealous whims.

I have trouble enough doing the chores without catering to her whims.

The covert sneers at and the openly-expressed compassion for his comrade's whims, weaknesses, and deficiencies, tell a tale.

Most of his churches were ingenious compromises between his ideals and their necessities or whims.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whims, such as: impulse, vagary, inclination, desire, urge, and humor.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.